The Revere Gas Blog

  • Automatic Delivery vs. Will Call If you use propane gas, you probably know all the ways in which it can improve and simplify your life. As a safe, clean, and efficient energy source, propane is a homeowner’s best friend. It does come with some responsibilities; however, like being familiar with Important Propane Safety Information. There are two ways to do ... Read more...
  • July Is National Grilling Month! At Revere Gas, we are huge fans of gas grilling. It’s the way the pros cook, provides the most consistent cooking and is an overall cleaner way to cook. If you love to grill, July is your month, and we have some ready-to-go grilling recipes that are sure to make everyone at the cookout happy! Grilled ... Read more...
  • Premium Prices On Premium Grills Gas grilling is convenient, quick, and unabashedly delicious. Summertime means spending time in the backyard with friends and family and firing up the grill more often than other parts of the year. It’s exciting to try new grilling recipes and to perfect old favorites. Let the Revere family help make grilling spectacular with GREAT deals on high-end ... Read more...
  • Agricultural Applications of Propane Earlier this month, as part of Revere’s 75th-anniversary celebration, our Providence Forge location welcomed its 75th walk-in customer for March. Mr. John Black regularly gets his forklift cylinders filled at Providence Forge. This makes him one of the many happy agricultural propane customers. One of our favorite things about the 75th walk-in customer program at all ... Read more...
  • Clean Up with Revere – Water Heater Service Special! It’s time to inspect and service your water heater!  Whether you have a tank or tankless water heater, our service special is only $125!* Your inspection and service includes: Call your nearest Revere Gas location now to schedule your annual water heater inspection and service for only $125.  If you have more than one water heater, we’ll ... Read more...
  • Celebrating Revere’s Heritage Serving Our Community and Families for 75 Years When H.L. Revere purchased a gas range for his wife, Elizabeth, in 1942, there was no local supplier of propane. He stored cylinders of gas at his general store and began delivering propane in a farm grain truck to seven customers. Now, 75 years later, Revere Gas is proud ... Read more...
  • Are You Prepared for a Winter Storm? It seems our region is going to encounter a cold, and possibly snowy winter. Past years have taught us that snowstorms creep up with little notice and create big problems for homeowners (and commuters…but that’s a different story!). In addition to the general preparedness tips like buying plenty of water and non-perishable food and keeping flashlights ... Read more...
  • Bring Calm This Season With Auto Fill If you use propane to heat your home, your water or even your oven, running out of gas is the last thing you want to face in the middle of the winter season. Not only is it inconvenient, it also leads to worry about propane tank or piping leaks (Learn more about what to do in the event of ... Read more...
  • Revere Gas Holiday Hours Thanksgiving is over, December is here, and that means that more holidays are upon us. As a family company, Revere Gas is intent upon giving our employees the opportunity to rest and recharge this season. Since both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Sundays this year, we will be working on adjusted hours (subject ... Read more...
  • How To Deep Fry a Turkey Safely There are many ways to cook a turkey, but deep frying it is certainly one of the tastiest. Unfortunately, frying also requires more planning, monitoring, and safety precautions than traditional cooking methods. According to FEMA, Thanksgiving is a peak day for home cooking fires, and deep fryers play a big role in fire risks. If you ... Read more...
  • Congratulations to Our Tailgate Contest Winner! Earlier this week, we ran a contest giveaway on our Facebook page (just one more reason to like Revere Gas on Facebook!) offering one lucky person a Camp Chef outdoor gas grill (a $319 value) and 6 tickets to a University of Richmond football game. Over one hundred Revere fans entered the giveaway by liking and ... Read more...
  • Here’s Your Chance to Win a Tailgate Prize Pack from Revere Gas! Nothing says fall like college football and tailgating with your favorite food sizzling on the grill. We’re big fans of both here at Revere Gas, and we’ve decided to give away the perfect tailgate package to one lucky Facebook fan! You can win a new Camp Chef gas grill that is perfect for tailgating, AND six ... Read more...
  • Hurricane Safety and Propane With Hurricane Matthew forecast to move up the East Coast, it’s a good time to review hurricane preparedness items related to your propane tank, supply lines and appliances.  Our online safety module helps you know how to prepare, what to watch out for, and how to stay safe during hurricanes.  Click here to view the ... Read more...
  • Virginia Propane Gas Association Honors the Revere Family Revere Gas President Carlton Revere was recently sworn in as President of the Virginia Propane Gas Association (VAPGA).  While that itself is a significant recognition of the Revere family business that has spanned three generations, Carlton and his family also received the first ever Charles R. Revere Award of Excellence. The award was created in honor of ... Read more...
  • Summer Propane Safety Summer is a good time to remember propane safety tips — whether you are preparing to grill on your propane gas grill, powering a generator during summer storms, or taking precautions for hurricane season.  We have several interactive safety modules that are great reminders of propane dos and don’ts during the warmer months. You can see ... Read more...
  • You Asked For It! Introducing The Upgraded MyFuelPortal! We are so excited to announce the launch of the full version of our new customer portal. With the MyFuelPortal, Revere Gas customers will now be able to: Manage multiple accounts with one login. Set up automatic payments. Request a delivery or service call with the click of a button. We hope that MyFuelPortal will make your experience as a Revere customer even ... Read more...
  • Hartfield Office Hours Changing Starting in April, our Hartfield office will no longer have hours on Saturdays.  We will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to serve your needs, including propane-fueled cooking gear, gas grills, fireplaces and account management. If you have an emergency, please call our after-hours service at (804) 776-9724. Read more...
  • Be Ready and Be Informed with New Safety Modules from Revere Gas Revere Gas is committed to providing the best level of service to our customers, and a very important component of this is safety. The safe use and handling of propane is something we take very seriously, and we want to share this knowledge with our many customers, who rely on us to keep their daily ... Read more...
  • “Be Ready” Around the Clock with 24-Hour Emergency Service We understand that life is unpredictable at times, and we work hard to ensure our customers are never without propane with our automatic delivery programs and over 700,000 gallons of propane available at our eight locations. By offering 24/7 emergency service, our promise to you is that you can rest assured knowing our certified and ... Read more...
  • Propane Safety Tips: Winter Storm Preparedness Revere Gas is launching a new education series for homeowners, businesses and others that use propane fuel.  These online modules are interactive, allowing customers to learn about propane safety and then take a short quiz to help reinforce the learning.  We think you’ll find the modules informative and helpful. The first in the series is very ... Read more...
  • Holiday Hours 2015 We’ll be under special holiday hours at the end of this month! Of course, our staff will be available for emergencies during all of our holiday closures. Christmas Hours: All offices will be closed at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will reopen on Monday, 12/28 at 8 a.m. New Year’s Hours: All office will be closed at ... Read more...
  • Winter Thermostat Tactics No matter what time of year it is, everyone tends to have an opinion on what temperature the thermostat should be set to. And while you will never be able to eliminate someones subjective opinion about where the thermostat should be set, you can use this article from Energy.gov to set an objective ideal of the ... Read more...
  • Propane & Winter Storm Safety WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS  1. Get in touch with your closest Revere office immediately if you run out of propane. A propane provider or qualified service technician must check your system for leaks before turning the gas back on. 2. Use energy wisely. Snow and the resulting inaccessible roads may make propane deliveries impossible for several days. Use energy conservatively by ... Read more...
  • What is Dual Fuel Heating? Dual fuel systems can protect you from rising utility costs. They’re more energy efficient, provide greater comfort, and have a smaller carbon footprint. Relying on a heat pump as the primary heat source here in Virginia can be a real problem. Below 40 degrees or so, most heat pumps switch over to electric resistance secondary heat, ... Read more...
  • Turkey Frying Tips Thanksgiving is almost here, and this weekend will see many families running to the grocery store to buy potatoes, stuffing, green beans, and of course turkey. Speaking of turkey, did you know that you can fry your turkey in a propane-powered deep fryer outdoors? The deep fryer has become an increasingly popular way to make Thanksgiving ... Read more...
  • Smoke Alarm Season Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Having a working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in ... Read more...
  • The Perks of a Propane Fireplace Winter is fast approaching, and weekends are soon to be filled with time by the fireplace. Grab your favorite blanket and fill your preferred coffee mug as we count down the advantages of having Revere install a gas fireplace in your home. A gas fireplace is as easy to light as flipping a switch. *Flip* instantaneous fire. Wood-fueled ... Read more...
  • Payment System Changes! We are undergoing payment system changes to help make managing your billing account easier than ever! As of September 1, 2015 all customers will have a new account number and will need to re-register for online account management. Make sure to call Revere Gas and we will give you your new account number! Read more...
  • Winter Preparation Season (Fall for short) It may still be sunny and warm, but we’re nearly through August already and the cold winter weather will be here before you know it! 1. Make sure you have an adequate propane supply. You can still sign up for our level pay plan which gives you even, monthly payments and no surprises when the bitter cold comes. ... Read more...
  • $1,000 Revere Gas Scholarships Every year, we offer $1,000 Revere Gas scholarships to employee dependents. This year, we gave 3 scholarships to employee’s children. Revere Gas is dedicated to encouraging the Youth of America to pursue higher education, bellow are this years recipients. Read more...
  • Hearth Cleaning & Inspection Service Be Ready for Chilly Nights with Revere Gas. Schedule Your $110 Hearth Cleaning & Inspection Today! An annual cleaning and inspection of your hearth products can add years of service to your equipment, improve efficiency, and give you warmth and enjoyment in your home. Our service will include: Cleaning the burner tube and/or plaques Cleaning the logs and check for proper ... Read more...
  • Great Deal on Rinnai Tankless Water Heater In preparation for winter, we have a great deal on the Rinnai Tankless Water Heater (Model #RL75iLP with standard horizontal vent kit). If you’ve been thinking about having one installed, now through August 31st is the time to act. You can get this premiere water heater for $1,279 rather than the regular retail price of $1,605 (that’s $326 in savings)! Additionally ... Read more...
  • The Thermostat War Ends Here! No matter what time of year it is, everyone tends to have an opinion on what temperature the thermostat should be set to. And while you will never be able to eliminate someones subjective opinion about where the thermostat should be set, you can use this article from Energy.gov to set an objective ideal of the ... Read more...
  • Fredericksburg Location is Open and Ready for Business! Over the weekend we opened our Fredericksburg, VA location! The office is staffed by Wes McGuckin, Branch Manager and CSR’s Regina Huber and Melinda Fox. You can find us Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm at: 8325 Jefferson Davis Hwy Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Or feel free to call and ask about a plethora of propane services and accessories ... Read more...
  • Charles Ryland Revere, 76, Has Passed Away REVERE, Charles Ryland Revere, 76, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at his home in Hartfield, VA. He was the only son of the late Howell Lee and Elizabeth Revere.  He was proceeded in death by his son, Charles “Chuck” R. Revere, Jr.   He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Sally Gayle; ... Read more...
  • Hurricane Season is Here So Call Revere June 1 marks the start of hurricane season. And while most of Virginia is safe from the wrath of these storm surges and flooding, the high wind speeds, lightening strikes still pose a huge threat to homes. Keep these key hurricane safety tips in mind in order to keep your family safe and sound this ... Read more...
  • Now You’re Cooking with Gas! National BBQ Month: May is National Barbecue Month! Time to get the grill out of the garage and fire up some gourmet dishes for your guests. Propane can definitely help this process along, the fuel is very easily portable, allows for even heating, and makes lighting your grill as easy as flipping a switch. So now all you ... Read more...
  • Cool Off with HVAC Services this Summer As May arrives, so do higher temperatures throughout most of Virginia. The average temperature in May last years was in the upper 70’s. and while this change can be great for beach-goers and tourists, it can also make your house feel more like an oven than a home. Read more...
  • Charles Revere Inducted into the LP Gas Hall of Fame Called “inquisitive and involved” by LP Gas, Charles Revere was inducted to the LP Gas Hall of Fame on April 10, 2015. His fifty-plus years in the propane history was fondly remembered and recounted the article by LP Gas; starting with his humble beginnings helping his father deliver cylinders to customers, to his involvement ... Read more...
  • Five Energy Saving Tips for Spring As the cold weather begins a slow retreat northward it’s important to remember that winter isn’t the only season to be energy-conscious. An energy-efficient home will keep your family comfortable while saving you money. There are plenty of things you can do to reduce the dollars slipping through the cracks. Read more...
  • Tankless Water Heater Flush & Service   Clean Up With Revere By Keeping Your Tankless Water Heater In Shape Flushing the heat exchanger is one of the most important maintenance practices for keeping your tankless water heater in efficient operating order. Annual flushing can extend its lifespan by many years, AND it’s recommended by the manufacturer. Our service will include: • Flush to remove ... Read more...
  • Big Progress at Our New Oilville Location As you can see from the pictures, there’s big progress at our new facility in Oilville! The office won’t be open for a few more weeks, Read more...
  • Propane Mowing, Perfect for Landscape Companies of All Sizes Whether you have two mowers or 20 mowers, propane can save you time, money, and emissions.  Here are three frequently asked questions about mowing with propane: How difficult is it to convert a traditional mower to run on propane? Converting a traditional commercial mower to run on propane is actually very easy. Conversions can be completed in ... Read more...
  • Propane & Winter Storm Safety The Peninsula, middle Peninsula, Northern Neck, and Central Virginia are in for several inches of snow tonight. Here are some key safety tips for staying warm and safe during and after the storm. Read more...
  • What is Dual Fuel Heating? Dual-fuel systems can protect you from rising utility costs. They’re more energy efficient, provide greater comfort, and have a smaller carbon footprint. Read more...
  • A Dream Kitchen Deserves a Dream Stove The kitchen is the heart of the house, and the stove is the heart of the kitchen. If you’re planning a new home or a kitchen remodel, you know that picking out the right stove can take as much time as choosing new cabinets. Read more...
  • Cooking with Gas: Last Minute Holiday Party Snacks The Christmas and New Years party season is here! And with the party season comes a lot of cooking. Here are two quick and easy recipes sure to impress at any party. Read more...
  • Celebrating Revere’s Heritage When H.L. Revere purchased a gas range for his wife Elizabeth in 1942, there was no local supplier of propane. He stored cylinders of gas at his general store and began delivering propane in a farm grain truck to seven customers. Read more...
  • Revere Gas Breaks Ground on Eighth Location in Oilville, Virginia Revere Gas is proud to announce that work has begun on a new facility in Goochland County. The new branch will be located in Oilville, and will serve customers west of Richmond. Read more...
  • PERC Employee Goes for a Revere Bobtail Ride-Along Last week, Emily McComas from the Propane Education Research Council (PERC) did a ride along with Vitaliy Kiku, one of our bobtail drivers based in Ruther Glen.  Click here to read all about it!   Read more...
  • Revere Sponsors Room at the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic Revere Gas recently provided a room sponsorship to the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic in honor of our founders, HL and Elizabeth Revere. Read more...
  • Getting that Wood Smoked Flavor on a Propane Grill We all love the convenience of our propane grills, but sometimes you want that smokey flavor that comes from charcoal. Read more...
  • Hurricane Preparedness Tips Hurricane Arthur, the first storm of the 2014 season, thankfully caused limited problems here in eastern Virginia.  But the hurricane season runs through the end of November, and, as previous years have shown, we may still be affected by a major storm this season.  Here are some key tips to make sure you and your ... Read more...
  • Cooking with Propane: Healthy Grilled Corn on the Cob Grilled Corn on the Cob Corn on the cob is a summer staple and here in Virginia, and the local sweet corn is almost in season.  There are a number of ways to grill corn on the cob, but this is our favorite method because it keeps the corn moist. Leave the husks on and soak them ... Read more...
  • Charles Revere Receives Distinguished Service Award We are proud to announce that Charles Revere was presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the National Propane Gas Association earlier this month.  The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor given by the NPGA and is awarded to an individual “distinguished by continued meritorious and unselfish service over a long period of time, ... Read more...
  • Summer Tank Maintenance It’s been a pleasant summer so far here in southeast Virginia, but the brutally hot days are just around the corner. If you have an above-ground propane tank at your home or business, now would be a good time to do a little maintenance. Be sure that all combustible materials like tall grass or dry shrubs ... Read more...
  • Special Offer on Rinnai Tankless Hot Water Heaters at Revere Gas For the month of May, we have some great deals on installation of Rinnai brand tankless hot water heaters. If you’ve been thinking about having one installed, now through May 30th is the time to act. Still wondering if a tankless hot water heater is right for your family? The video below addresses some of the ... Read more...
  • Grilling season has arrived! Stay safe with these tips. Now that the warmer weather is finally here, it’s time to bring the grill out of storage and get ready for the backyard barbeque season!  Here are some safety tips to start your grilling season off safely. Before starting the grill, especially if it’s been a while since you used it, use a soapy water solution ... Read more...
  • Come See Revere Gas at the Virginia Natural Gas Vehicle Expo and Conference The team here at Revere Gas is gearing up for the 2014 Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Expo and Conference next week. The NGV Expo is co-hosted by the Virginia Oil and… Read more...
  • Should I Turn Off My Fireplace Pilot Light for Summer? A popular suggestion in online forums is to turn off the pilot light on your gas fireplace once the weather warms up.  The idea is you save the propane gas that usually keeps the pilot light burning, and since you won’t be using the fireplace, you don’t have to worry about it not being instantly ... Read more...
  • Responsibilities of Underground Propane Tank Ownership You assume many responsibilities when you own a propane tank, but proper use and care can provide you with many years of comfort and good operation. Read more...
  • Revere Gas Payment Plans Offer Relief Revere Gas provides these money-saving payment options to fit your needs and lifestyle. Read more...
  • Cooking with Propane for Valentine’s Day: Sun-dried Tomato and Bow Tie Pasta If you don’t care to fight the restaurant crowds and are looking for a light but savory dish to cook up this Valentine’s Day, then this pasta recipe is for you. It comes from JFOCHTMAN of Allrecipes.com. 4 tablespoons dried basil 1 tablespoon minced pine nuts 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 ounces sun-dried tomatoes 1/8 cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic, ... Read more...
  • Understanding Propane Prices The past year has seen a sharp demand increase for propane. An especially cold winter, Midwest agricultural needs and other factors have contributed to lowered supply and higher propane prices across the board. Read the brochure below to learn more about the reasons for heightened propane costs and how Revere can help you manage the ... Read more...
  • Get in Control With a Programmable Thermostat After the recent “polar vortex,” many Virginians were surprised to experience, only a few days later, temperatures in the low 70s! With these kinds of weather fluctuations, it can be difficult to efficiently heat and cool your home.  You could settle for looking at the forecast and turning the heat down or off as needed, ... Read more...
  • Propane…Not Just for the Grill Anymore. Propane is a safe and clean energy source that can revolutionize your daily life at home. Do you know all of the ways that you can use it? While propane can surely help you grill the perfect steaks and kabobs, call Revere Gas if you want to…. Heat your home for less Keep the pool warm all season long Fuel ... Read more...
  • Cooking with Propane for the Holidays: “Skillet Apple Crumb Pie” Who says you need a tired old pie pan to bake the perfect apple pie for your holiday dinner? If your pan is occupied with pumpkin pie, not to worry. Use a cast iron skillet to bake this delicious skillet apple crumb pie from BakingMissB on Food52. Read more...
  • Talking to Kids About Propane Safety Propane is one of the safest residential energy sources out there. With tanks that are “20 times more puncture resistant” than ethanol, methanol and gasoline tanks and a low flammability rating, you can feel at ease when using propane to heat your home and/or run appliances (Florida Propane Gas). As long as you know the ... Read more...
  • Cooking with Propane for the Holidays: Delicious Stuffing Recipe Preparing a holiday meal takes an immense amount of time. The time spent planning, shopping and cooking can make the person in charge feel like they missed out on the fun of the holiday with friends and family! This year, cut down on prep time by cooking on a propane range. The consistent flame distributes ... Read more...
  • Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful! It’s a good thing you and your family can stay warm in a home expertly heated by Revere Gas this winter. Propane furnaces, boilers  and fireplaces are efficient, safe and cost-effective options for homeowners who enjoy the simple creature comfort of being warm and cozy (don’t we all?). How much do you know about the gas ... Read more...